February 21st, 2017

Infrastructure and Mortgages: What about the Kids?

Infrastructure and Mortgages: What about the Kids? by David Jacobs and Anita Weinberg During the 2016 election season, Donald Trump (the Republican presidential nominee, now president) proposed spending $1 trillion dollars on infrastructure to put people to… More

January 24th, 2017

The Silent Killer

The Silent Killer by Christopher Bloom No one heard the door open or a window shatter. Nobody saw a figure enter the small, darkened one-story home at the corner of Antioch Avenue in a slumbering Maryland neighborhood.… More

October 28th, 2016

Stand Up and Be Counted in the Fight against Lead Poisoning

by Christopher Bloom Lead poisoning—you know, it seems like we should’ve had this problem licked by now. Every year, we (NCHH and our partners) get out and stomp the figurative pavement, reminding people—parents, teachers, doctors, members of… More

October 13th, 2016

Hot Tips to Protect Your Home from Fires

Hot Tips to Protect Your Home from Fires by Patricia Sarmiento, PublicHealthCorps We’ve all heard the phrase “where there’s smoke, there’s fire” at least once in our lives. Most of the time, that smoke is the only… More

September 26th, 2016

The Family that Smokes Together

The Family that Smokes Together by Christopher Bloom Before Dad was a physician, he was a smoker. And, because we lived in his house, we were smokers too. Throughout my life, people have thought it odd that a… More